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2014-01-03 15:38:01

Children are likely to have stronger muscles if their mothers had a higher level of vitamin D in their body during pregnancy, according to new research from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) at the University of Southampton. Low vitamin D status has been linked to reduced muscle strength in adults and children, but little is known about how variation in a mother's status during pregnancy affects her child. Low vitamin D concentrations are common among...

2014-01-02 16:22:20

US vitamin injections help in weight management and providing proper nutrition care,they are found to be the most beneficial of all the health related products available. NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- US Vitamin Injections are highly useful for those suffering from vitamin deficiencies as it is a known fact that the fastest and most efficient way of delivering an effective dose is through an intramuscular shot. Owing to the injection, the vitamin is absorbed by the...

2013-12-31 23:20:25

A revolutionary Blood Spot Testing Kit will be released by Purity Labs in the new year; providing an easy way to test a person's vitamin D status. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Vitamin D insufficiency affects as many as half of the U.S. population. Researchers in almost every medical discipline are finding that vitamin D may have a role in preventing, mitigating or treating disease. Conversely, researchers say that vitamin D deficiency may cause a wide range of health...

2013-12-30 23:00:09

The new “Effects Of Sunlight” article on the site Vkool.com covers positive and negative effects of sunlight. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The new “Effects Of Sunlight” report on the website Vkool.com, delivers to people a lot of advantages and disadvantages of sunlight. This article is divided into two main parts. At the beginning of the article, people will discover 18 health benefits of sunlight. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the rich source of vitamin D. Vitamin D can...

2013-12-27 23:04:27

The new “A New Hearing Loss Treatment” report created by Linh Nguyen on the website Healthreviewcenter.com teaches people how to cure hearing loss effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 The new “A New Hearing Loss Treatment” article penned by Linh Nguyen on the site Healthreviewcenter.com gives people helpful methods to treat their hearing problems without using drugs or medications. At the beginning of the article, the author reveals some common symptoms of hearing...

2013-12-12 12:16:55

Serious impact on health-care costs, early deaths, disability and need for elderly care A new report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that broken bones due to osteoporosis pose a major and growing health problem in the Asia-Pacific. With its rapidly ageing population, Hong Kong will be among the areas most affected in the near future. Hip fractures in particular will have a major and costly socio-economic impact. Currently, 52 million USD is spent...

Questioning Vitamin D Benefits
2013-12-06 12:05:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review from a team of French and Belgian researchers has cast some doubt on the health benefits of vitamin D supplements. Sometimes referred to as the ‘sunshine vitamin,’ vitamin D is generated by the skin when it is exposed to ultraviolet radiation. It can also be found in fish liver oil, eggs and fatty fish such as salmon or mackerel. Americans spend approximately $600 million a year on vitamin D supplements, which...

2013-12-03 11:30:36

Loyola Health Sciences research demonstrates additional benefits of supplement Vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression, according to a study conducted at Loyola University Chicago. These findings were presented at an Oct. 24, 2013 research conference at Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus. Type 2 diabetes is associated with depression and pain, but few studies have looked at how pain may affect the treatment of depression in patients with type 2 diabetes and...

Vitamin D Can Help Stave Off Cognitive Decline
2013-12-03 04:19:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A diet that is too low in vitamin D could potentially cause damage to the brain, according to new research appearing in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine. Vitamin D supplements have gained popularity in recent months due to the role they play in maintaining bone health, but more recent research has also shown that it is also essential for other organs and tissues, including the brain, researchers from the University of...

2013-11-27 23:30:29

A new study links Vitamin D deficiency to an increased risk of anemia in children prompting the makers of IronKids gummy vitamins to remind parents of the importance of the sunshine vitamin. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics links Vitamin D deficiency to an increased risk of anemia in children. Given that one-quarter of Canadians did not meet the RDA for Vitamin D set out by Health Canada, this is a significant finding. The...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.